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Portuguese Roasted Pork Tenderloin Recipe


Portuguese roasted pork tenderloin recipe (receita de lombinho de porco assado à padeiro), pork loin seasoned, roasted until tender, served with flavorful sauce.
Portuguese Roasted Pork Tenderloin Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 50 min
Ready In1 h 5 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings3

Ingredients

1 pork tenderloin, about 1 poundSalt (to taste)3 teaspoons of pepper sauce, preferably homemadeGround cumin (to taste)1 sprig of fresh rosemaryMixed peppercorns (to taste)4 tablespoons of olive oil3 shallots, thinly sliced3 cloves of garlic, minced2 bay leaves150 ml of white wine1 heaping tablespoon of butterOil or olive oil for frying3 medium potatoes, cut into thick sticks for frying
1 pork tenderloin, about 1 poundSalt (to taste)3 teaspoons of pepper sauce, preferably homemadeGround cumin (to taste)1 sprig of fresh rosemaryMixed peppercorns (to taste)4 tablespoons of olive oil3 shallots, thinly sliced3 cloves of garlic, minced2 bay leaves150 ml of white wine1 heaping tablespoon of butterOil or olive oil for frying3 medium potatoes, cut into thick sticks for frying

Preparation

  1. Season the pork tenderloin evenly with salt if needed, 2 teaspoons of of pepper sauce, a bit of ground cumin, and the mixed peppercorns in a baking dish.
  2. Place the halved sprig of rosemary around the tenderloin.
  3. Fry the potato sticks in a skillet with oil or olive oil (be careful if using olive oil to fry at a low temperature).
  4. Meanwhile, in another skillet, heat the olive oil, add the shallots and bay leaves.
  5. Stir and let them sauté for a while.
  6. Halfway through, add the minced garlic and sauté a bit more.
  7. When the mixture starts to turn golden brown, add the white wine and the remainding pepper sauce, stir and once it starts boiling, remove from heat.
  8. Once the potatoes get a bit of color, remove them to a plate lined with paper towels.
  9. Spread the potatoes around the tenderloin in a baking dish.
  10. Season them with a pinch of salt and a bit of pepper.
  11. Pour the sautéed mixture and sauce over everything.
  12. Finally, spread small pieces of butter over the meat.
  13. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and roast for 25 minutes.
  14. After the time has passed, turn the meat, stir, and return to the oven for another 15 minutes.
  15. Once the meat is roasted, remove and serve.
  16. Serve this dish with sautéed greens or a salad.

Recipe & Photo Credit: Neuza Costa

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